Clinical Psychologist - Regional Forensic Psychiatry Services at Waitemata District Health Board (North & West Auckland), Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
The Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service, or the Mason Clinic as it is often known, is the largest Forensic Mental Health Service in New Zealand. We serve the four Northern District Health Boards including all courts in the northern region and four prisons.
We deliver a comprehensive range of Forensic Mental Health Services, including secure inpatient acute and rehabilitation services which connect to community rehabilitation services, services for offenders with an intellectual disability, culture specific programmes for Maori, court liaison and prison mental health services. This includes a regional service to Northland Region Corrections Facility at Ngawha and Northland.
Our vision, mission and values are inclusive, founded on a therapeutic commitment to service users, their family and the community. We are committed to both process, and outcome quality, best evidence based practice, a management environment that is respectful of all staff and an ongoing learning environment.
The Mason Approach has a number of core values which include providing respectful, safe and involving services, delivering recovery and strengths focused care that is culturally appropriate, evidence and values based.
Our inpatient services consist of seven forensic mental health inpatient units and an intellectual disability unit that assess, treat and assist in the recovery of people with mental illness or intellectual disability who have committed a criminal offence or are at high risk in the community.
We continue to develop the services for the future and are looking to recruit a Clinical Psychologist. Providing broad-based assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services, you will deliver clinical and risk assessment and treatment to a culturally diverse group of forensic clients. You will also provide consultation, supervision and training to other Mason Clinic staff and may be involved in the design, delivery and evaluation of group based treatment programmes. You will be working with patients as well as providing consultation to staff.
Training and support are key priorities in developing our workforce. So if you are ready to take a step up in your career or build on your experience so far, then to be considered for this role please apply directly online by clicking the 'apply now' button on this page or visit our website at www.wdhbcareers.com quoting reference number WDHB13959
Position number: WDHB13959
Closing date: 14 June 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Waitemata District Health Board (North & West Auckland)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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